"Beware Greeks bearing gifts." During the Trojan War, the Greeks pretended they were surrendering and offered a gift of a horse. The gift was accepted and brought through the gates of Troy, but once the Trojans were asleep, the Greek warriors hidden inside the giant horse exited and slaughte…
This small Catholic chapel lies just above Passo Pordoi, at
7,346 feet one of the most scenic passes on the Great Road of the
Dolomites. The road stretches south of the Italian-Austrian border
for about 70 miles.
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy - Raniero Campigotto, the owner of a
mountain hut nearly 7,000 feet up in the Dolomites range, is
resigned to the impossibility of serving dinner without having his
guests jump up midway through the polenta and grilled sausage and
MILAN, Italy - Opera is as fundamental to Italy's soul as the
Colosseum, Michelangelo or pasta.
ROME — The light splashes gold over marble columns in the Roman
Forum and the faded facades of Baroque palaces in the distance.
Nearby, a heated dialogue resonates in the hearty Roman accents
that infuse everyday interactions with playful theatricality.
CUMBERLAND ISLAND, Ga. — Drops of moisture fall from the Spanish
moss that hangs from live oaks onto the fan-shaped palmetto fronds
below. A hungry armadillo busily scavenges under vines and ferns. A
breeze off the teal Atlantic plays with the mane of a sturdy feral
horse trotting on the ivo…
The Stars and Stripes were everywhere at the annual Fourth of
July Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, with flags taped over sports
bras, sticking out of baseball caps and waving in the hands of